Welcome to NoVaUMC

We are the Arlington and Alexandria
Districts of the United Methodist Church in Virginia.

Who We Are

We are the Arlington and Alexandria Districts of the United Methodist Church.

Often referred to as the Bi-District, the Arlington and Alexandria Districts work closely together and share office space and some staff. We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Arlington and Alexandria are two of the 16 districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

Master Calendar

General Conference Resources

Neighborhood Seminary

Latest News & Information

Don’t miss what’s happening in the Arlington and Alexandria Districts. Our monthly email newsletter is published mid-month. (Sign up here or using the box below!)

In between receiving our news in your email, find out about events and happenings here. 



Nevertheless, Good News!

Nevertheless, Good News! “Say among the nations, ‘The Lord is king!’” – Psalm 96:10, NRSV The scripture readings during the season of Advent often come from Old Testament prophets or psalms that describe deeply troubled times. Oddly enough, that...

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The Eyes of a Child

The Eyes of a Child

The Eyes of a Child 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into...

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Give Thanks

Give Thanks I’m not a big Halloween fan (too much sugar & scary stuff!) and Christmas is a holiday I enjoy, but my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. What’s not to like about a holiday that involves family getting together, food being shared and...

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Upcoming Events

For information about additional Bi-District events, please visit our What’s Happening page.
To see what is going on around the Conference or at other churches on our Districts visit our Master Calendar.

January 18, 2020

Bi-District Training Day

at Floris UMC

On Earth as it Is in Heaven featuring a keynote presentation from Rev. Rodrigo Cruz, Lead Pastor, the Nett Church and more than 40 workshops!

January 31-Feb 1, 2020

Confirmation Retreat
at Camp Highroad

This is an introduction to confirmation event, designed especially for churches that will be hosting small confirmation classes.

Contact the Bi-District Office

Call: 703-820-7200 | Email: NoVaDiststricts@vaumc.org
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